Archive for January 2018

Start Emulating an Apple I on Your TV Wirelessly with a $3 ESP8266 Apple’s first product, the Apple I, is now more than 40 years old. The processor was a MOS 6502 running at a mere 1MHz, and it only came with 4KB of memory.  Emulating the OS takes very little power. That last point is where the maker-favorite ESP8266 comes in. The ESP8266 can be purchased for as little

‘Kernel memory leaking’ Intel processor design flaw A fundamental design flaw in Intel’s processor chips related to virtual memory system (Intel x86-64 hardware) allows normal user programs (even JavaScript in web browsers) to discern to some extent the layout or contents of protected kernel memory areas. It is understood the bug is present in modern Intel processors produced in the past decade. It appears a